Why you should beware the raw water trend

Hyrma/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — First, it was juicing. Then it was souping. In 2018, it’s raw water.

Selling for as much as $15 a gallon, raw water is all the rage in this basic life necessity. Like black water and boxed water before it, some people are jumping on the trend.

But unlike the other so-called health trends that came before it, raw water from an unknown source has many potential health hazards, Dr. Sarang Koushik, a resident in ABC News’ medical unit, said.

“Raw water is essentially untreated or unfiltered water, containing natural minerals,” Koushik said. “This water is absent of the …read more